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How can I build my shoulder strength after recovering from shoulder dislocation?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Physical therapy.

You should be evaluated by a Physical Therapist or an Athletic Trainer, for the best strengthening exercises for you, to minimize the chance of recurrent dislocations.

In brief: Physical therapy.

You should be evaluated by a Physical Therapist or an Athletic Trainer, for the best strengthening exercises for you, to minimize the chance of recurrent dislocations.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. Robert Levine
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Physical Therapy

In general i recommend physical therapy.
The program includes precautions to the therapist because of prior dislocation. The program also include cuff stabilization and strengthening. Assuming it was an anterior dislocation, i would have the therapist emphasize some subscapularis strengthening. The therapist would then progress you to a more vigorous program as you recover.

In brief: Physical Therapy

In general i recommend physical therapy.
The program includes precautions to the therapist because of prior dislocation. The program also include cuff stabilization and strengthening. Assuming it was an anterior dislocation, i would have the therapist emphasize some subscapularis strengthening. The therapist would then progress you to a more vigorous program as you recover.
Dr. Robert Levine
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Dr. Jake Heiney
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: PT

A doctor directed physical therapy program would be best at this.

In brief: PT

A doctor directed physical therapy program would be best at this.
Dr. Jake Heiney
Dr. Jake Heiney
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